Secure Web Gateway Overview
What are Secure Web Gateways?Secure web gateways were generally appliance-based security solutions to prevent advanced threats, block unauthorized access to systems or websites, stop malware, and monitor real-time activity across websites accessed by users within the institution. Software and cloud-based platforms now perform this function as well.
Austin-based company Forcepoint (formerly Websense) offers Forcepoint Web Security, a cloud security platform.
Cisco now offers OpenDNS Umbrella Web Filtering. Cisco acquired OpenDNS in August 2015, and rebranded the product as Cisco Umbrella.
Zscaler Internet Access is delivered as a security stack as a service from the cloud, and is designed to eliminate the cost and complexity of traditional secure web gateway approaches, and provide easily scaled protection to all offices or users, regardless of location, and minimize network and appl…
Trend Micro offers the Smart Protection Suite with XGen, an endpoint security suite including data loss prevention and mobile device protection. The Smart Prtection Endpoint Suite is the basic edition. The Smart Protection Complete Suite also includes a message security gateway for specific applicat…
Barracuda Web Security Gateways now available in the 200 through 1000 series provide web content filtering as well as access and advanced threat protection, and are available as physical appliances, virtual appliances, or as a SaaS.
Cisco Web Security Appliance (WSA), powered by Cisco Talos, protects by automatically blocking risky sites and testing unknown sites before allowing users to link to them, helping with compliance. It is available models S690, S390, and S190.
McAfee Web Gateway is presented by the vendor as high-performance on-premises web security, that can be deployed as dedicated hardware or a virtual machine. With it, users can enforce internet-use policies, analyze the nature and intent of content and active code entering the network, and use DLP te…
Sophos offers Secure Web Gateway, a web security gateway.
Smoothwall SWG is the web security gateway and content filtering from UK company Smoothwall.
Cisco offers Cloud Web Security (a, internet security platform / web security gateway), based on technology acquired from ScanSafe.
Barracuda Content Shield and Content Shield Plus for MSPs are cloud-based service that combines robust content filtering, file-based protection, granular policy enforcement and reporting, simple centralized management, and real-time threat intelligence to protect users and organizations. Its proxy-f…
Symantec Advanced Secure Gateway (ASG) is web access gateway "as-a-service" solution.
Cyren DNS Security is an automated, location-based service for managing and protecting web usage. Delivered from the cloud as a SaaS service, it allows users to protect employees at headquarters, visitors in remote offices, customers at your retail stores, or students on a campus. With a simple setu…
Symantec Web Gateway is a web content filtering offering, and security gateway.
A10 Networks offers A10 Thunder CFW (for Convergent Firewall), a combined firewall and secure web gateway.
Check Point Next Generation Secure Gateway provides URL filtering and other techniques for preventing the transmission of malicious applications.
Comodo Security headquartered in New Jersey offers the Cdome suite of products, including the Dome Secure Web Gateway, a non-hardware solution for easy policy creation and management, and advanced threat protection.
The IBM Secure Gateway provides a secure connection between anything and anything, allowing the user to quickly set up gateways to connect your environments, manage the mapping between your local and remote destinations, and monitor all of your traffic.
Mimecast Web Security protects against malicious web activity initiated by user action or malware and blocks business-inappropriate websites based on customer-configured policies and Mimecast’s threat intelligence capabilities.
Forcepoint WebShield, a Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) data guard, provides secure Web search and browse-down capabilities from high-side networks to lower-level networks.
Cloudflare Gateway, from the Cloudflare for Teams division, is designed to deliver comprehensive security to teams on the Internet, and data, all without compromising performance, protecting users as they navigate the Internet.
Netskope’s NextGen SWG delivers cloud-based web security defenses, and detects malicious activity and threats with pre-execution script analysis and heuristics, dynamic sandboxing, and machine learning anomaly detection to protect data and users as they use and traverse the web.
Avast Secure Web Gateway service provides cloud-based web protection for all employees and devices whether they are in or out of the office. With it, the user points DNS requests to the Avast network and is free from the complexity and overhead of traditional proxy servers and on-premise appliances.…
InterScan Web security Virtual Appliance from Trend Micro is a web security gateway solution.